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University of Calgary Reviews

Updated Jun 16, 2019

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University of Calgary CEO Elizabeth Cannon
Elizabeth Cannon
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  • "Low salary, work space is limited(in 18 reviews)

  • "The university has been hurt by bad management and letting genius professors go easily(in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Awesome"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at University of Calgary part-time

      Pros

      Great place and school to work

      Cons

      I can not think of any for now

      Advice to Management

      Keep up the good work

      University of Calgary2019-06-17
    • "great experience"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB

      I have been working at University of Calgary part-time for more than a year

      Pros

      learning community, people are friendly

      Cons

      the salary rate of part-time jobs is just okay

      University of Calgary2019-06-11
    • "PhD student"

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        Current Employee - PhD Student in Calgary, AB
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at University of Calgary full-time for more than a year

        Pros

        Flexible schedule, constantly learning, great mentors

        Cons

        Very self-directed, often poorly funded

        University of Calgary2019-06-11
      • "PhD Candidate"

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        Current Employee - Graduate Student in Calgary, AB
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
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        I have been working at University of Calgary full-time for more than 3 years

        Pros

        This university is a great start to building a bridge between yourself and potential employers.

        Cons

        There are not many of them.

        University of Calgary2019-06-08
      • "Analyst"

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        Current Employee - Analyst 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
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        I have been working at University of Calgary full-time for more than 5 years

        Pros

        Learning opportunity, work life balance, opportunity to grow

        Cons

        None I could mention of

        University of Calgary2019-06-07
      • "Decent work nice people"

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          Former Employee - Undergraduate Research Assistant 

          I worked at University of Calgary full-time

          Pros

          People are nice and facilities are excellent

          Cons

          Boring repetitive work long hours

          University of Calgary2019-06-06
        • "Great Place To Work"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I have been working at University of Calgary full-time for more than 5 years

          Pros

          Flexible schedules. Decent pay. Unionized position. Nice employees. Covered Parking.

          Cons

          Occasional stress. Advancement can be restricted by union restrictions.

          University of Calgary2019-06-03
        • "GOOD"

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          Former Employee - Undergraduate Teaching Assistant 

          I worked at University of Calgary part-time

          Pros

          Help you boost the knowledge you have learned

          Cons

          Mark students' exam sheets, especially their essays may cause disagreement of views

          University of Calgary2019-05-31
        • "Great place to work"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB

          I have been working at University of Calgary full-time for more than a year

          Pros

          Lots of perks, great benefits, education opportunities

          Cons

          Honestly, nothing to report on this.

          University of Calgary2019-05-30
        • "Overall good employer."

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          Current Employee - Contract Specialist in Calgary, AB
          Recommends

          I have been working at University of Calgary full-time for more than 5 years

          Pros

          Stability; Pension; Overall great environment/people to work with.

          Cons

          Bureaucracy; Slow in getting things accomplished. Not much a flexibility.

          University of Calgary2019-05-30
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